PERSONAL FINANCE

Teacher: Nana Tonkin

Prerequisites: None

Ages:  15-18

Class size: 8-12

Materials fee: Dave Ramsey Workbook $20.00

Tuition: $35

Supplies Needed: Pens/pencils, computer at home for research, notebook.

Homework: There will be weekly assignments due.

 

COURSE DETAILS: Personal finance shouldn’t be overwhelming. The Dave Ramsey course will break down complicated money topics in a way that’s fun and engaging. It’s crucial that the next generation learns the truth about money before they leave the nest. This curriculum was designed to equip students with the tools they need for a successful launch into the real world.

  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Personal Finance

  • Chapter 2: Saving

  • Chapter 3: Budgeting

  • Chapter 4: Debt

  • Chapter 5: Life After High School

  • Chapter 6: Consumer Awareness

  • Chapter 7: Bargain Shopping

  • Chapter 8: Investing & Retirement

  • Chapter 9: Insurance

  • Chapter 10: Money & Relationships

  • Chapter 11: Careers & Taxes

  • Chapter 12: Giving

 

During the remainder of the course, students will take what they have learned and apply it to a real - life situation they create. They will research possible career choices, the education, expense and time for that career, future salaries, locate and price housing, get a vehicle, create a budget and of course, taxes. Whew! It’s going to be packed and practical.